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Cost Accountant

Full Time, Salary Position


As an important contributor to Delta Star's success, the Cost Accountant will ensure accurate standard costing data, analyze, and report inventory KPIs, support the Delta Iron Works' operations team, and support various accounting related projects.


Main Responsibilities

  • Act as the Finance Support for the DIW business unit and the "go-to" person for any finance-related questions, concerns, or issues.

  • Ensure ERP system standard costs are accurate and up to date

  • Develop and report inventory KPIs

  • Conduct analysis and develop recommendations on business decisions, analytical processes, and process improvements.

DSI - Specific Duties

  • Generate, standardize and analyze inventory KPIs for manufacturing sites

  • Support creation and analysis of cost report models as appropriate

  • Maintain and update standard costing data within the ERP system including semi-annual cost updates.

  • Work closely with the corporate finance staff


DIW - Specific Duties

  • Support the plant manager and all operation functions

  • Plan, measure, and evaluate profitability of initiatives and products

  • Prepare and provide financial reports including income statement and forecasts

  • Develop and monitor annual budget

  • Investigate cost variances and recommend solutions to mitigate

  • Ensure compliance on existing and establish new internal controls for new site

  • Capture, analyze, and explain financial observations and recommendations

  • Respond to financial related questions from employees

  • Evaluate, monitor, and update intercompany pricing for delivered tanks, frames, and other components to accurately reflect business unit's full cost absorption.

  • Partner and establish cycle count procedure for steel inventory and conduct routine cycle count audits.

  • Month end closing and reporting

  • Support financial audits


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance, or relevant combination of experience and education

  • 2 - 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing or industrial context

  • Understanding of end-to-end engineering/manufacturing process is an asset

  • ERP experience is an asset

  • Accuracy of analysis and reporting

  • Quality of support and recommendations

  • Initiatives and quality of improvement opportunities


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Proficient in spoken and written English

  • Analytical mindset and strong judgment capabilities

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Drive for results

  • Decision making ability and sense of accountability

  • Takes initiative and improves methods

  • Curiosity and wanting to learn

  • Strong verbal and written skills



Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, ESOP, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, Floating Holidays, and Sick Pay

AAP/EEO STATEMENT Delta Star is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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